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APSU Women’s Tennis senior Claudia Yanes Garcia named OVC Player of the Week

Posted By Clarksville Online News Staff On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 @ 8:10 pm In Sports | No Comments

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APSU Men's TennisBrentwood, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) women’s tennis team standout Claudia Yanes Garcia [1] picked up her second career Ohio Valley Conference Tennis Player of the Week award, as announced by the conference office, Wednesday, March 27th, 2019.

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Yanes Garcia led the Govs in their 7-0 demolitions of North Alabama and Tennessee State last week, as the Govs improved to 13-0 on the season.

Against the Lions, Yanes Garcia teamed with her twin sister Lidia Yanes Garcia [2] for a 6-1 win at No. 2 doubles. Yanes Garcia then decimated her singles opponent, winning 6-0, 6-1, at the No. 2 position.

It was more of the same from the sisters in the OVC opener against Tennessee State as well, with another win at No. 2 doubles.

Yanes Garcia was then rewarded for her outstanding play this season, moving up to No. 1 singles for only the second time this season. She responded with an impressive 6-4, 6-2 victory to help the Govs to their ninth shutout win of the year.

Yanes Garcia is currently on a four-match win streak in doubles with her sibling, combining for a 7-4 record this spring. She is also undefeated in singles matches, sporting a perfect 12-0 mark this spring. Dating back to last fall, she is 16-2 overall and has win 13 straight singles matches.

“We are so pleased with how Claudia has bounced back from last year’s injury,” said Governors head coach Ross Brown [3]. “She is playing great tennis at the moment and is focused to finish her senior year strong.”

Yanes Garcia and the Govs face a tough test in their next matchup, going on the road to Jacksonville State, 12:00pm, Friday, March 29th.

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